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for joining us tonight. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm will thomas. working the campaign trail at the festival when the pitbull started tangling with a poodle. police on the scene responded. karen grey houston was on the scene as it all unfolded and brings us the account of what happened out there. >> reporter: it was an orderly festival, full of people, dogs, music, food and crafts. up until two dogs, this poodle seen here with its owner, and a pitbull got into it. >> two dogs were passing by and suddenly they jump up to each other. they were fighting. >> this is the distraught owner of the pitbull who was killed. eyewitnesses say the pitbull was the aggressor. >> the pitbull started biting the owner of the dog and her bystander that was there with her. started biting them. >> bystanders tried to separate the dogs. one of them, this man, says he was bitten by the pooled. and then police got involved. >> the one issue that does not appear to be in dispute is that a police officer pulled out his weapon out here and shot and killed the dog. how and why it happened depends on whom you ask. >> thi
the second bay area city to enact such an ordnance. albany did it just a few months ago. maureen naylor is live with our report. >> reporter: the palo alto fire department wants to become equip with this fire detector saying it can better help save lives. >> we would probably save about a thousand lives a year. >> reporter: the palo alto fire marshal is trying to make this fire detector better. >> a photo electric alarm, uses a small beam of light and looks for reflections off of visible smoke parols particles in the air. so it's looking for smoke the way humans look at it. can i see it. >> reporter: he says that's what happened at this house fire two weeks ago. >> that fire was noticed by the occupants about 10 to 15 minutes before their alarm activated. >> we were lucky, we relevantly were lucky. >> reporter: lucky this neighbor says to have her home still standing after another fire scare. >> we were cooking soup and forgot about it. when we got home we realized it was burning. there was smoke, and it was so thick i was surprised the alarm didn't go off. >> reporter: photo electric
. maureen naylor is live with our report. >> reporter: the palo alto fire department wants to become equip with this fire detector saying it can better help save lives. >> we would probably save about a thousand lives a year. >> reporter: the palo alto fire marshal is trying to make this fire detector better. >> a photo electric alarm, uses a small beam of light and looks for reflections off of visible smoke parols particles in the air. so it's looking for smoke the way humans look at it. can i see it. >> reporter: he says that's what happened at this house fire two weeks ago. >> that fire was noticed by the occupants about 10 to 15 minutes before their alarm activated. >> we were lucky, we relevantly were lucky. >> reporter: lucky this neighbor says to have her home still standing after another fire scare. >> we were cooking soup and forgot about it. when we got home we realized it was burning. there was smoke, and it was so thick i was surprised the alarm didn't go off. >> reporter: photo electric alarms cost more about $15 compared to $10 compared to other alarms. developers in the pas
a really good job here. >> that's because you wanted to get maureen. >> all the time. i wanted to get under her skin. she was truly like my sister. >> she really was marcia, marcia, marcia. >> she was. >> well, you're a middle child, too. i'm surprised you didn't go greg, greg, greg. >> no. >> he was -- >> wait a minute. >> he was afraid of barry. >> i wasn't afraid of barry. barry wasn't a kid. he always wanted to be in with bob and florence and an adult. and it was sort of laughable from our position. but we let him do it. nonetheless, he was intimidating in that way. and there was this dynamic between maureen and barry that constantly played through the five years. maureen's mom couldn't drive. we were neighbors. or we were close. we drove in every day. outside of spending this afternoon with maureen every day, we spent this hour driving in and driving home. which allowed us to talk. or maureen to talk, about barry. and she's asking my advice about barry. and barry's asking my advice about maureen. what do i know? i'm 13 years old. >> my job was to keep throwing water on both of these pe
-- to educate drivers about the potentially deadly consequences. fox 5's maureen umeh has the details. >> reporter: you've seen it, maybe even done it yourself. >> probably talking on the phone is probably the biggest thing. >> reporter: but there's also texting, eating, putting on makeup or sometimes worse all while driving. >> i admit once in a while i've looked at my e-mail at a light and all of a sudden the light changes and you're not going and backing up traffic. it's a problem. >> reporter: distractions that pose a danger on the roadways and fairfax county police are cracking down. >> it's really gotten to be an epidemic and it's very dangerous. that is the message we are really trying to drive home that even though it's not illegal to do some of these activities, it's causing a probable. >> reporter: a recent study by the virginia tech transportation institute shows nearly 80% of all crashes and 65% of all near crashes involve driver in attention due to distraction. >> i say the most important thing about driving is alertness. it's not so much ability but alertness. >> reporte
the country around. host: all right. we'll go on to massachusetts, maureen, independent line. good morning. caller: good morning, how are you? host: doing well. caller: good. i do have a comment. host: ok. caller: i follow this very closely, and i follow fox news very closely, as well as your station. i do feel very strongly that there needs to be a stimulus for the actual taxpayer. i think that if president obama would give money back to the taxpayer, you'll see the economy get back. host: what do you think that would do for democratic's prospects in november, if he were to put forth an idea that would go right to the individual, an economic idea? caller: i think it would help them, because i'm not going to vote democratic. even though i'm an independent, i will volt as republican. host: what about a payroll tax holiday. caller: no, i don't think so, because independent contractors, we don't get paid unless we sell. we cannot collect unemployment. he needs to put into this system a stimulus package for the taxpayer, and i mean money, i mean like $15,000 to $20,000 per taxpayer. he can do
. but they hope this idea will positively change the direction of the economy. maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have more breaking news now. a potential traffic problem during the height of the commute this evening, a key intersection in san francisco is blocked right now with protesters. sal castaneda is live at the scene of the castro district with more of what's going on. >> reporter: right now market street is completely blocked here at castro as about 12 dozens protesters have unfurled a banner. they are protesting against employment discrimination. they say the house of congress has held up. they are especially angry with nancy pelosi with what they say are stalling tactics that would not carry the bill that would end this employment discrimination throughout the country. they say in many states it is perfectly legal to get fired just for being gay or lesbian and they are out here making their opinions heard. meanwhile, market street has been shut down for several blocks. we have about 25 to 30 police officers here. right now they are just watching, we are also watching a bunch o
. >>> the mid terms fast approaching and president obama in what "new york times" columnist maureen dowd calls his best buzzer beating mtrode. made recenttrips to cleveland and lwaukee and gave a news conference on friday and tomorrow back in virginia. is it enough to pull ahead and rescue democrats across the country. let's bring in aaron mcperin. good morning. >> good morning. >> do you the president is as good of a campaigner as candidate obama in 2008? >> he's getting there. that's what a lot of opinion columnists are saying, he's finally getting his groove back and bring the fight a little more. you mentioned some of the places he's been to recently and i would point out that some of his public appearances in places like wisconsin and also in pennsylvania, are in states that are pretty riable for democrats in recent campaign cycl. the fact that he's going to states like that show that the democrats are going have a very tough time. obama was able to win states likened yanna and north caroliiana -- like indiana and north carolina and now they're going back to the traditional democratic st
.com. approaching and president obama is digging in. "new york times" columnist maureen dowd calls it his best buzzer beating mode. with recent trips to cleveland l d milwaukee, a news conference on friday and tomorrow he'lbe in virginia. but is it enough to you rescue democrats across the country? let's bring in eleanor clift from news week and kristina bell antonio. good morning, ladies. >> good morning, everybody. >> i'm curious, eleanor, if you think e president today is as good a campaigner as candidate obama was in 2008. >> candidate obama was a blank slate. everybody could project all their hopes and their wishes on him. democrats loved him. independents loved him, even some republicans loved him. now he's got a record to defend. and i think we've discovered that he's not really leading a movement. i don't know where all those new voters are. they don't seem to be energized to turn out in this midterm. it looks like the election's going to revert to form with older voters showing up, disgruntled voters showing up, and all of the voters who obama inspired two years ago kind of sitting th
from maureen who is asking, what is your position on the federal government's recently passed health care legislation? part to do is what piece of new legislation would you support to -- part two is what piece of new legislation would you support to amend that legislation? >> among the many pledges i am making, i will work to repeal obama care. until we can do that, i would not fund it. it is the wrong direction for the country. i'm a business lawyer. people say we have too many lawyers in washington. we have too many of the wrong kind of lawyers in washington. we need conservatives to understand how legislation works. i practice in health care. i would decentralize the medicare system. the reason health care is such a problem is because the existing federal laws, rules, and regulations are choking competition and increasing costs. they are hurting our ability to deliver the best-quality health care services to our people. i would go in a very different direction. healthcare is a locally developed and locally-grown service and it should continue to be that way, not from a washington
prompted clochard to alum park. one of the hottest spots was livermore that's where maureen kelly went and bear the heat to show us how hot it got. >> in livermore you can see this road crew doing the unthinkable. laying asphalt. my temperature gauges already pushing past 90 degrees at 11:15 a.m.. in my be thrown off by the fact that this blacktop is capped at 320 degrees. by noon time it's a bit of the it goes down here news and see why. my gauges reading 90 degrees only diehards are route. some bringing them girlish to shield themselves from the hon. it was closing in on 100 degrees which is why several restaurants at sidewalk tables empty. well inside they keep it 71 degrees the place was busy with customers looking to keep cool while they refuel. >> another scorcher day and said clara valley it's not a pretty sight. from these foothills overlooking downtown san jose you can actually see small been deuced bad air hanging over the valley we are being asked to spare the air the last few days by avoiding smog creating activities. all hot dirty job paving crews worked through the heat d
" debacle, if you will. she poked fun at her wardrobe. well, just watch, see what happened. >> maureen, what the hell happened to your shirt? >> looks like today's show is brought to you by the number 38 and the letter dd. >> well, i guess i -- i developed over the summer. >> you guess? >> she addressed her lack of dress, basically. >> elmo there and the whole skit. they were going to do on "sesame street" was with elmo. so you could see that she was having fun at her own expense. >> yeah. well, if you've been following the situation with david beckham, it has really gotten bad to worse. i mean, it's the least you can say. a second woman is now coming forward and she is saying that she had sexual relations with the soccer superstar in 2007. she's a prostitute. she's telling "in touch" magazine she took part in a threesome with beckham and a former prostitute. she's 26 years old, she says she was paid $10,000. and like i said, that's on the heels of another woman. the beckhams have been -- they're saying we're going to file a lawsuit. he is obviously very irate. take a look at what happened r
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